Student Senate Application

Student Senate Application

The Center for Student Involvement is excited that you are interested in joining the Student Senate! Please complete this form to apply to be a Student Senator or Student Trustee. The Student Senate Advisor will reach out to you once your application has been reviewed. If your application meets the necessary standards, you will be emailed a confirmation that you are on the election ballot. The student body will then vote for the senators.

Description of Senator position:

The Student Senate is made up of 10 Student Senators. These Senators responsible allocate activity fees, charter clubs and organizations, and act on behalf of the student body's best interest. The senators represent the student voice on committees with campus faculty and staff, at meetings with college administrators, and at conferences with other SUNY colleges. Any currently enrolled student in good academic and disciplinary standing (2.0 minimum semester GPA and CGPA required) may run for office. Senators must maintain 6 credits each semester to remain in their role.

Key Responsibilities
-Hold a governance committee position and report back to the Student Senate after committee meetings
-Meet the attendance requirements outlined in the bylaws for Senate meetings each week and serve as a voting member of the Student Senate
-Maintain an accurate record of all senate happenings.
-Hold one office hour a week in the Senate office at either Newburgh or Middletown campus to address questions and concerns of the student body.

Applications are due Wednesday Sept 13th by 5pm.
Elections are 9/14-9/15. The ballot will be emailed to all students.